Rest Stop Proposed for Homeless

EUGENE, Ore. — A few dozen homeless campers could soon have a legal place to stay on a piece of Lane County property. The county hopes to make a piece of land off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard a temporary rest stop for the homeless this winter. But before campers will move in, the … Continue reading »

Homeless Campers Asked to Leave Site

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of homeless campers near Sixth Avenue and Mill Street have been asked to leave. They say police gave them a 3:30 p.m. deadline Friday, but the police never showed. A small group of homeless campers have been camping at this site for a few days. They say there aren’t enough … Continue reading »

Crews Clear Eugene Homeless Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — Cleanup crews hired by several local companies are clearing a homeless camp at Highway 99 and Roosevelt. The landowners¬†hired the contractors to clean up the private land. So far crews have found everything from clothing, to bicycle parts, to used hypodermic needles. On Monday, the people camping there were told to leave. … Continue reading »

City To Clear Homeless Campers

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene will start clearing out the homeless camp at the corner of Broadway and Hilyard starting Tuesday, but campers say they want more time. ¬†Those who’ve been camping at the site said they’re not happy with the way the city’s eliminating their camp. But, the city of Eugene said … Continue reading »